Sarah Davies

about 1834–
Corwen, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Davies was born about 1834, in Corwen, Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, David Davies, was 41 and her mother, Anne Edwards, was 37.

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David Davies
Anne Edwards
Anne Davies
Sarah Davies
Elizabeth Davies
Susanna Davies
Mary Davies
Thomas Davies
Jane ( Twin) Davies
Richard ( Twin) Davies

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World Events (8)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 5

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 33

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Sarah Davies in household of David Davies, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Davies, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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